62% of working adults have been involved in a legal issue within the last three years.3
At an average hourly fee of $3911, attorney costs can add up quickly. With MetLife Legal Plans, you can connect with network attorneys as often as you’d like for a flat annual fee of $264!4
Contact your employer for more information.
1 Average hourly rate of $391.00 based on years of legal experience, National Law Journal and ALM Legal Intelligence, Survey of Law Firm Economics (2021).”
2 The Participant will be reimbursed according to the set fee schedule, the lesser of the maximum reimbursement amount or the attorney’s actual charge. Your employees will be responsible to pay the difference, if any, between the plan’s payment and the non-plan attorney’s charge for services. MetLife Legal Plans is not responsible for legal work performed by out-of-network Attorneys.”
32023 MetLife Legal Plans Legal Access Study.
4This cost is based on an average monthly rate for the legal plan of $20.
Group legal plans are administered by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In California, this entity operates under the name MetLife Legal Insurance Services. In certain states, group legal plans are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, RI. Some services not available in all states. No service, including consultations, will be provided for: 1) employment-related matters, including company or statutory benefits; 2) matters involving the employer, MetLife and affiliates and plan attorneys; 3) matters in which there is a conflict of interest between the employee and spouse or dependents in which case services are excluded for the spouse and dependents; 4) appeals and class actions; 5) farm and business matters, including rental issues when the participant is the landlord; 6) patent, trademark and copyright matters; 7) costs and fines; 8) frivolous or unethical matters; 9) matters for which an attorney client relationship exists prior to the participant becoming eligible for plan benefits. Coverage for defense of criminal matters is excluded from insurance coverage for individuals located in New York. For all other personal legal matters, an advice and consultation benefit is provided. Additional representation is also included for certain matters. Please see your plan description for details